What is DevOps, really? In this course, we look the problems faced by today's IT departments and how a DevOps transformation can help focus on value and streamlined delivery. We'll explore the key cultural changes necessary, where organizational change is required, and how to confront the inevitable objections. Automation and technology play huge roles in DevOps success; in this course we'll analyze the major capability areas and which technologies can get your team on its way.
Richard Seroter is the VP of Product Marketing at Pivotal, with a master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Colorado. He’s also an 11-time Microsoft MVP for cloud, an instructor for Pluralsight, the lead InfoQ.com editor for cloud computing, and author of multiple books. As Vice President at Pivotal, Richard leads product, customer, technical, and partner marketing teams. Richard maintains a regularly updated blog on topics of architecture and solution design and can be found on Twitter as @rseroter.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Richard Seroter. Welcome to my course, DevOps: The Big Picture. I'm a vice president at Pivotal, a Microsoft MVP, InfoQ editor, and long-time Pluralsight author. This course has the information you need to understand what DevOps is all about. Is it a role? Is it a team? Is it a product? Just hype? We'll find out together. Some of the things we're going to cover include pain points that lead you to DevOps, required organizational and cultural changes to succeed with a DevOps model, common objections and the responses, and technologies that support DevOps. By the end of this course, you'll know what you need to move forward with adopting a DevOps style that lasts. This is a topic I care a lot about, and I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about DevOps with this DevOps: The Big Picture course, here at Pluralsight.